[Bash-completion-devel] Bug#522545: Bug#522545: bash-completion: configuration file conflict with mtx

Luk Claes luk at debian.org
Mon Apr 6 05:29:41 UTC 2009

Bdale Garbee wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-04-04 at 21:03 +0200, David Paleino wrote:
>>> processing /var/cache/debtorrent/ftp.pl.debian.org_debian_dists_unstable_main_binary-all/pool/main/b/bash-completion/bash-completion_1.0-1_all.deb
>>> (--unpack): trying to overwrite `/etc/bash_completion.d/mtx', which is also
>>> in package mtx
>> Is the version in mtx updated? If not, I'd suggest mtx's maintainer (CCed) to
>> grab the one from bash-completion's git repo.
>> http://git.debian.org/?p=bash-completion/bash-completion.git;a=blob_plain;f=contrib/mtx;hb=a4c9bdc1774d234f322d214cf7636c10bd2db1c0
> So, what's the right strategy for these?  I added the file in Feb 2004
> on request from Jon Middleton, per Debian bug #227456.  I haven't given
> it a single thought since then...
> Does it make sense for me to continue to include the bash completion
> file in the mtx package, or should I instead stop including it and add a
> suggests on bash-completion to the package dependencies?

Including the file in the mtx package is the way to go, so please do
continue to include it.

It would be good if one of the bash-completion developers could have a
look if the bash completion file in mtx should be updated though.



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